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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Real Estate Classes

Real Estate

Successful completion of both Real Estate Fundamentals and Real Estate Practice is necessary to qualify to take the state licensing examination. Note: Real Estate courses are not eligible for College Over 60. 

Real Estate Fundamentals
Provides a basic foundation for further study, and covers language, principles and laws that govern this business. Emphasis is on the underlying concepts of land, property, rights in realty and the means, methods and laws that govern conveyance of these rights. Book is included and is required for the next section of Real Estate Practice.

CAR 3249 / Length: 30 hours
Cost: $350 

CRN 2697 Mon & Wed
Sept. 14 - Oct. 14
6-9 p.m. Remote/Online

Principles of Landlord/Tenant Law
Covers oral and written leases, landlord and tenant duties, the Pennsylvania Landlord and Tenant Act, and breaches of lease and eviction procedures. Also reviews Pennsylvania escrow-deposit requirements, a form lease with the plain-language requirements, and amendments to the federal Fair Housing Act.

LSP 2365 / Length: 3 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $45; Non-Sponsoring $65

CRN 2314 Monday
November 2
6-9 p.m. Remote/Online

You Have Decided to Buy/Sell Your Home; Now What?
An experienced real estate lawyer explains the forms your real estate agent will use (listing contract, agreement of sale, title report, and settlement sheet). Additionally, we will discuss the home sale/purchase process, as well as how to work with the agent.

LSP 5908 / Length: 2.5 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $34; Non-Sponsoring $54

CRN 2317 Thursday
September 10
7-9:30 p.m. Remote/Online

Real Estate Practice
Introduces all facets of this business including fields of specialization, and focuses on the role of a real estate agent in residential brokerage. Covers basic techniques, procedures, regulations and ethics involved in a real estate transaction, and a working knowledge of forms and documents. 

CAR 3250 / Length: 45 hours
Cost: $449 with book/$479 without book

CRN 2313 Mon & Wed
Oct. 19-Dec. 7
6-9 p.m. Remote/Online
Buying a Home in Today's Market

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or haven’t purchased a home in a number of years, this class will teach you current “best practices” of home buying. Part 1: Overview of the Home Buying Process. Part 2: Financing Your Purchase. Part 3: Looking at Houses, Making the Offer, and Negotiating the Contract.

LSP 5894 / Length: 3 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $39; Non-Sponsoring $59

CRN 2316 Wednesday
September 9
6-9 p.m. Remote/Online
Real Estate Taxes & Appeal Process

With the pending countywide reassessment of Delaware County, which will impact every property owner, do you need some help with understanding the changes? During this session you will gain a basic overview of your real estate taxes, assessment and the assessment appeal process.

LSP 5909 / Length: 2 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $29; Non-Sponsoring $49

CRN 452 Tuesday
August 18
7-9 p.m. Remote/Online
CRN 2315 Monday
October 19
7-9 p.m. Remote/Online